MassDOT and MassWildlife are in their 6th year of an interagency partnership to streamline environmental regulatory review, improve the ecological integrity of lands abutting roads and highways, and to improve public safety. The program, called Linking Landscapes for Massachusetts Wildlife (LLMW), takes a multifaceted approach …Continue Reading MassDOT-MassWildlife Partnership: Linking Landscapes for Wildlife
MassDOT’s Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and Brockton schools are on track to complete pedestrian safety training. The Massachusetts Safe Routes to School Program and the City of Brockton have been active in motorist and pedestrian safety trainings as Brockton has recently seen an …Continue Reading Brockton Leads the Way on Pedestrian Safety Training
MassDOT’s MassRIDES program says it’s never too late to incorporate green transportation options into your daily trips, whether to work or in your leisure time. Our “NuYear resolutions” can help you to save money, reduce your carbon footprint, improve air quality, add fitness into your …Continue Reading MassRIDES Green Transportation New Year Resolutions!
The Town of Fairhaven was recognized alongside the Massachusetts Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program by Cape Cod’s NPR station, WCAI, for their bike train program. A bike train is a fun way for elementary and middle school students to get to school while being …Continue Reading Fairhaven Bike Train Program Recognized
NuRide, the Commonwealth’s ridematching and rewards program has reached a milestone by exceeding more than 25,000 commuters participating in Massachusetts. For four years, individuals living or working in the Commonwealth have had the opportunity to join NuRide, in an effort to save money, reduce vehicle …Continue Reading NuRide Ridematch, Rewards Program Reaches 25,000 Commuters
MassDOT announced the release of the GreenDOT Report: 2014 Status Update. Originally launched in 2010, GreenDOT is MassDOT’s comprehensive sustainability initiative that aims to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve public health by encouraging healthy travel modes and smart growth development, and lead by example …Continue Reading GreenDOT 2014: MassDOT Sustainability Progress
MassDOT has announced the winners of the Safe Streets. Smart Trips. Statewide High School Video Contest! The winning videos successfully and creatively demonstrated an understanding of safe walking, cycling, and driving behavior. The winners are: Grand Prize: Melrose , Running PSA Runner Up: Natick, The …Continue Reading “Safe Streets. Smart Trips” High School Video Contest Winners!
Patrick Administration officials today joined students, parents and local leaders to celebrate the completion of three pedestrian access and safety improvement projects in Massachusetts. Completion of the projects coincides with International Walk to School Day (iWalk), when thousands of students walk or bike to school …Continue Reading Three Schools’ Pedestrian, Bicycle Access Improvements Celebrated
The Patrick Administration is encouraging students, parents, and school officials to celebrate International Walk to School Day (iWalk) this Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Over 275 elementary and middle schools are expected to participate across the Commonwealth with students walking and bicycling to school in honor …Continue Reading International Walk to School Day October 8
Massachusetts travelers will improve air-quality by choosing more sustainable transportation options during the Massachusetts Clean Air Challenge (formerly Car-Free Week). This year, Massachusetts challenges you to explore your commuting options and Shift Your Mode from September 22nd-26th. By trying greener modes including carpooling, vanpooling, bicycling, …Continue Reading Take the Clean Air Challenge! Join Us September 22-26